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Saturday, September 23

“Field Roast: 101 Artisan Vegan Meat Recipes” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Saturday, September 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Hailed as 2015’s Company of the Year by VegNews Magazine, the Field Roast Grain Meat Co. offers their first cookbook, dedicated to delicious, satisfying vegan meat recipes. Founded in 1997 in Seattle, Washington, Field Roast creates artisan vegan meats, made with real ingredients and traditional …

2nd Annual Outdoor Movie Night: “Batman Lego” | Noe Valley
Saturday, September 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Upper Noe Valley Recreation Center
2nd Annual Outdoor Movie Night:

Gather the entire family, grab some snacks, bring a blanket and stake out a spot on the Upper Noe athletic field on Saturday, September 23 for the 2nd Annual Outdoor Movie Night.
2nd Annual Outdoor Movie Night
Saturday, September 23, 2017 | Movie starts at dusk
Upper Noe Valley Recreation Center, 295 …

Sunday, September 24

“Hot Mess Kitchen: Recipes for Your Delicious Disastrous Life” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Sunday, September 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Decades ago, every young woman left home knowing how to cook, but now, well, not so much. And while they’re happy times have changed, authors Gabi Moskowitz and Miranda Berman want to save millennials from the perils of takeout and take back the kitchen with …

Wednesday, September 27

“The Dinner Plan” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, September 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Between juggling work, family activities, mismatched schedules, and often bare refrigerators, there are all sorts of situations that make weeknight cooking a universally challenging—and frustrating—experience. The Dinner Plan offers five meal strategies—Make-Ahead, Staggered, One-Dish, Extra-Fast, and Pantry—that will help get dinner on the table no …

Thursday, September 28

“Bay Area Cocktails” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, September 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

An American invention, the cocktail fluctuated in popularity following Prohibition and had firmly taken root in the culinary landscape by the 1990s. The Bay Area played a significant role in reviving it–as much as New York and London. From the distillers who pioneered craft spirits …

Sunday, October 1

“Bravetart: Iconic American Desserts” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Sunday, October 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join Omnivore books as they launch a book from an award-winning pastry chef, foolproof recipes and a fresh take on the history of American desserts, from chocolate chip cookies to toaster pastries.
From One-Bowl Devil’s Food Layer Cake to a flawless Cherry Pie that’s crisp even …

Monday, October 2

“Mastering The Art of Extraordinary Bread” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Monday, October 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Co-founder of the legendary Brother Juniper’s Bakery, author of ten landmark bread books, and distinguished instructor at the world’s largest culinary academy, Peter Reinhart has been a leader in America’s artisanal bread movement for more than thirty years. Never one to be content with yesterday’s …

Tuesday, October 3

True Tales About Midwestern Cuisine | SF
Tuesday, October 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Olive This, Olive That
True Tales About Midwestern Cuisine | SF

Local authors Mary McNear, Lori Ostlund, and Laura J. Merrell read from their works about Midwestern Cuisine, share recipes and tell true tales. Rumor has it that light refreshments will be available.

Thursday, October 5

“The Sourdough School” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, October 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Starting with creating your own starter from scratch, join Kimbell as she covers basic breadmaking techniques accompanied by step-by-step photography so you can master the basics before going on to experiment with different flavours for delicious and healthy breads. Laced with an abundance of flavor …

Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, October 5 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Valley Tavern
Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF

Comedy Gold brings SF’s best comedians to a monthly showcase at the Valley Tavern. Come see regulars Liz Stone, Drew Harmon, Ruby Gill, and Yuri Kagan with new guests every 1st Thursday of the month. Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF Every 1st ...

Friday, October 6

“The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Friday, October 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Step into the kitchen of renowned food blogger and low-carb guru Carolyn Ketchum as she shows you how to create mouthwatering keto dishes.
She delivers a delectable array of recipes from easy family favorites to more gourmet, “date night” fare. Each recipe is made from fresh, …

Saturday, October 7

“Distillery Cats” Book Launch & Cat Adoption | Omnivore Books
Saturday, October 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join, James Beard Award-winning author (and noted cat enthusiast), Brad Thomas Parsons in his book as he profiles 30 of the world’s most adorable and lovable distillery cats, featuring “interviews,” a hand-drawn portrait of each cat, plus trading card-style stat sheets with figures like “super-power” …

Tuesday, October 10

“America: The Cookbook” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Tuesday, October 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

America: The Cookbook is the first book to document comprehensively – and celebrate – the remarkable diversity of American cuisine and food culture.  A thoroughly researched compendium of 800 home-cooking recipes for delicious and authentic American dishes, America: The Cookbook explores the country’s myriad traditions …

Friday, October 13

“What She Ate” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

From renowned food historian Laura Shapiro, comes a fascinating new book. Each of the six women in this entertaining group portrait was famous in her time, and most are still famous in ours; but until now, nobody has told their lives from the point of …

Friday, October 20

“The Potlikker Papers” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Friday, October 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join Omnivore books as they launch John T. Edge’s book called “The Potlikker Papers”.

Saturday, October 21

“A Grandfather’s Lessons” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Saturday, October 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join Jacques Pepin and his granddaughter Shorey as Omnivore Books launches their book “A Grandfather’s Lessons”.

Thursday, October 26

“State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, October 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join Omnivore Books as they launch a book by authors Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski. Intrigue yourselves with a copy of “State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook”.

Thursday, November 2

“The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, November 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join Omnivore Books as they launch “The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook”.

Saturday, November 18

“L’Appart: The Delights & Disasters of Making My Paris Home” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Saturday, November 18 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join David as he speaks for a few minutes, and then sign books purchased at Omnivore. Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a …

Thursday, November 30

“Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, November 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Join Omnivore books as they launch Jim Laheys “Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook”.

Saturday, September 23

” L’Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home
Wednesday, December 31 – | | Omnivore Books on Food